Today's News

  • Kellam leads Lady Braves over St. Henry

    When: Aug. 17
    Where: Eagle Creek Country Club
    What: The Lady Braves defeated St. Henry 191-220. Sarah Kellam was the medalist for the match with a four-over-par 40 on the front nine at Eagle Creek Country Club. Macy Wright and Sarah Boden scored 49 and Hannah Davis had 53. Top scorer for St. Henry was Ashley Schnieder with a 47. The Lady Braves match record is now 2-0.

  • Munson-Sowder family continues tradition

    On July 23, 2011 the descendants of Effie Mae Munson and Ferdinand Desoto Sowder held a reunion at the Corinth Community Center. Their children were: Cannon (Frances), Andrew (Ruth), Roger, Josephine (Wesley) Underwood, Wanda (Enoch) Colley, Emerson, Kenneth (Emma), Joyce (Carter) Palmer and Emma Jean (Buford)Beckham. Their only living child, Joyce Palmer was present. Everyone renewed acquaintances, as most had not seen each other in over 20 years.  

  • Lady Demons come back to defeat Carroll Co.

    When: Aug. 17
    Where: Williamstown High School
    What: The Lady Demons, after falling behind in the first set, came back to defeat Carroll County in the final two sets to get their second win of the season.
    Results: 17-25 L, 25-18 W, 25-23 W

  • Luttrell-Caldwell plan wedding

    Shawna Lynn Luttrell and Tyler Joseph Caldwell would like to announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding.

    The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Sherman Full Gospel Church.

    The bride is a 2008 graduate of Williamstown High School and is a business manager for Save-A-Lot.

    The groom is a 2010 graduate of Leslie County High School and works as a coal miner for Bledsoe Coal Company.

  • Lady Braves win first game of season

    When: Aug. 17
    Where: GCHS
    What: The Lady Braves were able to muster up their first win of the season defeating the Bellevue Lady Tigers in three sets. Junior Maria Smith had six aces in the second set, but the team was unable to win, forcing a third set where the Lady Braves won to win the match.
    Results: 25-21 W, 21-25 L, 25-17 W

  • Kiwanis award scholarship

    Katelynn Bachman receives the $2,500 B.L. Ballard Scholarship from Williamstown Kiwanis President Greg Middleton.

    Bachman is the daughter of John and Denise Bachman of Williamstown. She attends the University of Louisville and is beginning medical school.

  • Lady Braves win big over St. Patrick

    When: Aug. 17
    Where: St. Patrick High School
    What: The Lady Braves doubled their goals from their first game to their second game, scoring eight goals against St. Patrick, winning 8-1 for their second win of the season.

  • Library employee receives scholarship

    Sandra Herrell, an employee of the Grant County Public Library, has been named a recipient of a Library Science Tuition Scholarship.
    Herrell received a $500 scholarship. She is attending Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

    The State Board for the Certification of Librarians created the Library Science Tuition Scholarship program to encourage continuing education among library administrators and staff. The board distributed $7,000 in scholarship money to 11 Kentucky public library employees for the fall semester.

  • Hudson siblings compete in Junior Olympics

    Halee Hudson threw for a personal best in javelin on Aug. 1 in New Orleans, La. at the 2011 AAU Junior Olympics. 

    Her distance was marked at 70.04 feet placing her 17th nationally in the youth girls age group (49 girls competed).

    Halee also placed 36th out of 70 girls in discus (74’11’’) and 38th out of 81 girls in shot put (32’ 4.75”).  A small percentage of participants qualified in multiple events and Halee qualified and performed well in three.

  • Facebook Featured Fan: August 25, 2011

    Hi! I’m . . . Emily Jo Dade.

    I live in . . . Williamstown.

    About me . . . I am a student at Northern Kentucky University and an office manager at Murphy Catton, Inc. I married my husband, Ben, on July 30.